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'Big Hero 6' Gets Typically Japanese Launch Ahead of Tokyo World Premiere

LOS ANGELES (Variety.com) - TOKYO -- Disney Animation's "Big Hero 6" got a very Japanese send-off Wednesday at an event on the eve of the film's world premiere as the opening night movie of the Tokyo International Film Festival. The press event was held high above the Nippon capital at the Park Hyatt Hotel, previous setting for Sofia Coppola's "Lost In Translation." The well-attended event was carefully stage-managed and, aside from a little spontaneity, there was little chance of anything being lost. Photographers snapped when they were told to and halted exactly when directed. A coterie of black-clad assistants proffered microphones on bended knees,...

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